|Also Known As: ||
||February 23, 2012
||July 27, 1937
||Cause of Death:
||Los Angeles, California, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Joined Disney as a technician mixing animation with live action
First worked as camera operator on films shot by his father Robert L. Surtees
First film as cinematographer, "The Beguiled," directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood
Was director of photography for Eastwood directed "Play Misty for Me" and Siegel directed "Dirty Harry"; both films starred Eastwood
Received Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography for his work in "Lenny," directed by Bob Fosse and starring Dustin Hoffman as Lenny Bruce
Lensed Siegel's "The Shootist," starring John Wayne
Shot the crime drama "Escape from Alcatraz" with Eastwood
Was the cinematographer for Samuel Fuller's controversial film "White Dog"
Lensed the Eddie Murphy comedy vehicle "Beverly Hills Cop"
TV movie debut, "The Birds II: Land's End" (Showtime)
Received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie for his work in "Dash and Lilly" (A&E)
Final film credit, the drama "Joshua"